Standing Bear

Are you interested in bringing the Standing Bear Youth Leadership Program to your community? Contact us today to learn how the program workshops and camps can help empower the youth the in your community.

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2019 ONBI Registration

Register your team now and help make the 2019 Ontario Native Basketball Invitational #BiggerThanBasketball. Over 300 Indigenous youth will take over Thunder Bay, ON, April 18-21, 2019, for competition and to cultural celebrations.

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Illustration Contest

Over 30 illustrations are needed to help deliver Standing Bear Youth Leadership Program content. ISWO is inviting Indigenous youth ages 12-29 to enter the illustration contest to win a $100 gift card and have their art featured!

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WELCOME

ISWO (formerly the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario) is primarily funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and is the designated Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sporting Body (P/TASB) for Ontario.

ISWO serves all Indigenous Peoples and communities across Ontario, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, living on and off-reserve, in rural and urban settings, encompassing more than 350,000 Indigenous Peoples across the province. ISWO’s mandate is to develop and deliver opportunities for participation in sport and cultural activities, which promote wellness and positive lifestyles for Indigenous peoples across Ontario.

ISWO is recognized by the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) and the North American Indigenous Games Council (NAIG Council) and is the designated sport body for the development, selection and management of Team Ontario, for participation in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) and North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

Learn more about ISWO’s programs and services in your area and activate your wellness today!

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